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Nature of the Appalachian trail : wildlife, plants, geology, and more / Leonard M. Adkins.

Adkins, Leonard M., (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at David M. Hunt Library - Falls Village.
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David M. Hunt Library - Falls Village 796.51 Adk (Text to phone) 33180141824905 Adult New Nonfiction Available -

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General Note:
Revised edition of: The Appalachian Trail : a visitor's companion, 1998.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- A concise history of the Appalachian Trail -- From Georgia to Maine : the route of the Appalachian Trail -- Mountains rise, mountains fall -- The long green tunnel -- The grand floral parade -- Furred creatures great and small (and in between) -- Serenaders on the wing -- Of moist skin and scales -- Some suggested hikes -- Appendix A : trees of the Appalachian Trail and fall leaf color guide -- Appendix B : average blooming season for some Appalachian Trail flowers -- Appendix C : birds of the Shenandoah National Park and birds of the White Mountain National Forest -- Appendix D : the Appalachian Trail Conservancy and member trail-maintaining clubs.
Summary, etc.:
"This comprehensive guide takes an in-depth look at the various aspects of nature along the AT: history, geology, plant life, wildlife, and more"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Hiking > Appalachian Trail > Guidebooks.
Natural history > Appalachian Trail > Guidebooks.
Natural history > Appalachian Trail.
Appalachian Trail > Guidebooks.

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Nature of the Appalachian Trail : Your Guide to Wildlife, Plants, and Geology
Nature of the Appalachian Trail : Your Guide to Wildlife, Plants, and Geology
by Adkins, Leonard M.
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Nature of the Appalachian Trail : Your Guide to Wildlife, Plants, and Geology

Hike the AT, and Get to Know Its Nature The Appalachian Trail's soaring elevations and precipitous terrain are complemented by lush vegetation, abundant wildlife, and some of the most beautiful views in the world. You can conquer part or all of the AT on foot. Along the way, immerse yourself in its nature. Leonard M. Adkins has thru-hiked the AT five times, and he has spent countless hours studying it. Now, he's sharing his expertise with you. Nature of the Appalachian Trail is an overview of more than 2,000 miles worth of information! There's no need to shoulder dozens of different books in your backpack. This comprehensive naturalist's guide includes a look at the mountains' history, a study of the land's geology, and detailed information about the trail's birds, mammals, trees, flowers, reptiles, amphibians, and more. Inside you'll find: Complete overview of the entire trail Detailed guide to its flora and fauna In-depth discussion of the region's history and geology Expert insights from a professional naturalist Nature of the Appalachian Trail is your visitor's companion to unbroken forest from Georgia to Maine. It is applicable to the states of Connecticut, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia.

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